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Top Chef approach to designing 5-star event experiences
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On the TV program Top Chef, culinary masters compete to ultimately earn the title of Top Chef. Those contestants who demonstrate mastery over a multitude of categories are usually the ones who advance to the winner's circle. What lessons can we learn about designing 5-star event experiences from Top Chef? More

7 gorgeous event lighting ideas
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Event lighting is the most essential part of event design and it has a magical power of transforming what you have into what you want to have. Well-thought event lighting can turn a shabby hotel restaurant into an elegant wedding hall or a retro inspired party venue. More

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JB Prince Company
Biodegradable/Sustainable Serveware. Stylish and elegant. Can be used for off-premise catering, receptions, pool-side parties, airplane or boat service, picnic baskets and more. Attractive but not expensive.
If versatility is what you are looking for, check out our mobile gas ovens. With a mobile oven, you can take your Barbecue on the road for catering functions, promotional events or off premise vending and generate extra revenue to your foodservice operation with minimal overhead expense. MORE
Big Platters for a Colossal Meal
With so many yummy dishes to serve to your guests, allow G.E.T. to assist you with presentation. Our break-resistant melamine serving platters are ideal for displaying all your mouth-watering creations. All are NSF approved and commercial dishwasher safe. LEARN MORE

Slideshow: 6 new serving styles for small plates at cocktail parties
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As hosts look to excite guests with innovative serving styles, caterers are developing new tasting vessels to spike interest. Check out our slideshow of six examples, perfect for holiday parties or events any time of the year. More

Advice from Preston Bailey: What to do about unhappy clients
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Preston Bailey says whenever he travels, he pays close attention to the quality of service around him. He's learned a great deal watching how other businesses treat their clients and customers, and service always plays a big part in helping him decide which businesses to patronize. Here's how he gives great service to his clients. More

Slideshow: 5 things you didn't know about tents for weddings
Colin Cowie Weddings    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Tent technology has taken off. They used to be simple affairs, with a central pole and framework over which canvas was draped, but now they're so much more. Today, creative tent designers (yes, there are such pros) can construct not only tented ballrooms, but also additional structures such as walkways, entrances, anterooms and rotundas to house various components of your reception. More

Red hot holiday food trends
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What makes a trend red hot? When it's exciting,it's fresh and making its mark from coast to coast. Our food experts have selected the trends that will be red hot this holiday season, and created delicious recipes to bring each one to life. More

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The National Association of Mobile Entertainers (N.A.M.E), has teamed up with insurance experts to provide one the most comprehensive discount Liability and Equipment insurance policies for entertainers and venues. MORE

Slideshow: Fashion-inspired wedding cakes
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What makes a wedding gown special? Extraordinary embellishments, of course. Here, desserts get adorned with fabulous flounces, beautiful beading and more. Playing dress-up just got delicious. More

Emeril Lagasse's favorite food trend
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Ten years ago, Emeril Lagasse was one of the world's first celebrity chefs and today, he's still a culinary trendsetter. To find out what food trend he's loving at the moment, watch the video!

The Wedding Salon reveals 2012 trends from leading names in bridal
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All-white weddings, crystal and silver accents, larger-than-life centerpieces and vintage-inspired wedding gowns will be amongst the hottest trends for 2012. More

Slideshow: 25 luxury wedding ideas from event planners
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Whether you're looking to create a lavish ceremony space or an over-the-top centerpiece, some of Hollywood, Calif.'s hottest wedding planners chime in with their best luxury wedding ideas. More

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In legal news ... learn the 'Top 10 Considerations in Catering and Events Contracts' — Dec. 14 webinar sponsored by Catersource
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Join us Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT for "The Top 10 Considerations in a Catering/Event Contract" with NACE member Jeff Woodward of Stites and Harbison PLLC, sponsored by Catersource. All the creative talent in the world and all of the super salesmanship you pride yourself in may not matter if you do not present your business well on paper. Jeff will discuss all of the ingredients you need to create a well-written contract, including the essential clauses that will help you to protect your business and provide stellar service to your clientele. For more information, click here.

Serving up the latest NACE Experience! 2012 Conference Update
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Be ahead of your time, on the cutting edge and "in-the-know”" as you learn from industry trendsetters. Experience! is a revolutionary conference that attracts professionals from every segment of the market, from caterers, event planners and event professionals, to students and young professionals. For more information, click here.

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